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Cape Tango Festival 2019

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Full Festival Package

  • 8 x workshops
  • 7 x Milongas
  • 2 x pre milonga classes
  • 1 x special pre milonga event
  • 3 x evening performances
  • 1 x Live music with the CTTE
Standard Price:
R2,300
/ US$190

Milonga Package

  • 7 x Milongas
  • 2 x pre milonga classes
  • 1 x special pre milonga event
  • 3 x evening performances
  • 1 x Live music with the CTTE
Standard Price:
R1,180
/ US$90

Specific Workshops

  • up to 8 x workshops
  • Standard Price:
    1 - 3 x workshops @ R160 / US$15
  • Discounted Price:
    4 - 8 x workshops @ 140 / US$12
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Specific Milongas

  • up to 7 x Milongas
  • can include 2 x pre milonga classes
  • can include 1 x special pre milonga event
  • can include 3 x evening performances
  • can include 1 x Live music with the CTTE

Select Specifics Below

Select Specific Workshops

Workshop #1

  • Date: Wed 4th December
  • Time: 18:00 - 19:15
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: Walk & Roll
  • Teacher: Sidney Grant

Exploring various walking patterns inline and outside partner, including rhythmic variations, cross system and changes of direction… you’ll be walking and rolling in no time!

fully booked

Workshop #2

  • Date: Wed 4th December
  • Time: 19:30 - 20:45
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: You're Screwed
  • Teacher: Sidney Grant

An examination of the corkscrew (“sacacorcho”) and it’s various rhythmic and aesthetic interpretations in the dance. The corkscrew is one of Sid’s FAVORITE qualities of movement in tango; you won’t want to miss this class, which will include how to end with a sandwich, volcada and cross—among other surprises!)

fully booked

Guided Practica

  • Date: Wed 4th December
  • Time: 21:00 - 22:00
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Teacher: Sidney Grant & Mario de Camillis

Free for those attending Workshop #1 and/or #2 (otherwise R50 for drop-ins)

Workshop #3

  • Date: Thurs 5th December
  • Time: 18:30 - 19:45
  • Venue: Waterfront Theatre School
  • Subject: Tango - Boleos
  • Teacher: Mario de Camillis

Forward and backward from low to high

fully booked

Workshop #4

  • Date: Sat 7th December
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:15
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: Milonga 1 – From lisa to traspie
  • Teacher: Mario de Camillis

Double time and sincopa

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Workshop #5

  • Date: Sat 7th December
  • Time: 11:30 - 12:45
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: Tango – Colgadas
  • Teacher: Mario de Camillis

Colgadas for small spaces and foot play

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Workshop #6

  • Date: Sun 8th December
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:15
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: Quick-Quick-Slow
  • Teacher: Sidney Grant

We will examine how this particular rhythmic structure is valuable in a plentiful plethora of particular tango combinations, including ocho cortado, giros/molinetes (right and left) and work with different orchestras to reveal where this tempo/expression fits best.

fully booked

Workshop #7

  • Date: Sun 8th December
  • Time: 12:30 - 13:45
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: Let’s Get Hooked
  • Teacher: Sidney Grant

How to hook "gancho" in a variety of ways to enhance your musicality as both leader & followers. This class will examine displacements and hooks as they relate to different music, including dynamic, timing, rhythm and nuance.

fully booked

Workshop #8

  • Date: Mon 9th December
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:15
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • Subject: Milonga 2 – Advanced figures
  • Teacher: Mario de Camillis

Time for pushing the limits

fully booked

If you want to attend a workshop that is currently fully booked, please feel free to contact us. We'll put you on a waiting list and do our best to accommodate you.

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Milonga: First Thursday

  • Date: Thurs 5th December
  • Time: 21:00 - 23:00
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • DJ: Rodney Ehrlich

Dance amongst art at the Youngblood Gallery during the monthly First Thursday open gallery


Price:
R FREE!
/ US$ FREE!

Milonga: Around the World

  • Date: Fri 6th December
  • Time: 21:00 - 02:00
  • Venue: St. Martini
  • DJ: Matteo Radaelli

Tango music sourced from around the world with special performances by Lisa Kamhoot & Sidney Grant, and Hannah Tam & Mario de Camillis. And beforehand, there is a class included run by Sidney Grant.

Price:
R300
/ US$22

Milonga:

  • Date: Sat 7th December
  • Time: 15:00 - 18:00
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • DJ: Tim Hall






Price:
R150
/ US$11

Milonga: Golden Era

  • Date: Sat 7th December
  • Time: 21:00 - 02:00
  • Venue: St. Martini
  • DJ: Joost Brunsting

A unique five-wine & tango pairing guided by Sommelier Ali Mataka beforehand and performance by Denise Anderson & Fulgencio Samo.
Dress code: black, white and/or gold ensembles.

Price:
R350
/ US$25

Milonga: Nuevo

  • Date: Sun 8th December
  • Time: 15:00 - 17:00
  • Venue: Youngblood
  • DJ: Rodney Ehrlich

Dance to alternative tango music, from in-the-groove to melancholic





Price:
R150
/ US$11

Milonga: Live Music

  • Date: Sun 8th December
  • Time: 21:00 - 02:00
  • Venue: St. Martini
  • DJ: CTTE & Fulgencio Samo

The SAMA nominated Cape Town Tango Ensemble returns to Cape Tango Festival for a live concert and milonga. Special performance by Lisa Kamhoot & Frias Fumo and pre-milonga class run by Mario de Camillis.

Price:
R350
/ US$25

Milonga: Under the African Sky

  • Date: Mon 9th December
  • Time: 17:30 - 21:30
  • Venue: Waterfront
  • DJ: Sylvia Westcott

To conclude, dance under the African sky at an open air area located at the V&A Waterfront.



Price:
R FREE!
/ US$ FREE!

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